Synopsis by Sally Barber
Henry Moore, an artist from the small coal mining town of Castleford, Yorkshire, is considered the most influential British sculptor of the 20th century. His large, semi-abstract pieces feature graceful rounded forms, and mother and child and reclining figure themes. Moore's interpretations of the human shape deeply impacted contemporary sculpture. He gained international recognition and his sculptures are found in galleries and collections around the globe. The Mystery of Henry Moore delves into the artist's unique philosophies, his work, and his life. Highlights include footage of the artist speaking from his English home.